Manual Handling Courses

Our Manual Handling Workshop prepares nurses, nursing students, support care workers and domestic workers to carry out manual handling tasks in a safe manner.

Conveniently located in our Perth training facility, our manual handling course is interactive, fun and hands-on! You will have access to full working hoists, hospital beds, and slide sheets, as well as all the necessary equipment for you to learn with and practice on whilst being supported by your trainer or assessor.

During this course, you will receive all the necessary theory to understand legislation and safe work practices surrounding the mobilisation of clients and objects within your own working role. You will be involved in practical demonstrations where you will practice these skills and use all the equipment whilst being supported and guided by our experienced trainers and assessors.

Classes now run every Monday!

MANUAL HANDLING MONDAYS!

We now offer two Manual Handling classes every Monday… Come and enjoy one of the most fun, interactive and practical classes in Perth!

💙 Monday 12:30pm – 4:30pm

💙 Monday 5.00pm – 9.00pm

Do you want your employees to undergo one of our short courses in Perth? Let My Flex Training come to you! We offer a range of external courses that can be held in your own workplace (minimum 8 people). Please contact us for more information and group pricing.

Theory includes:
  • Introduction to manual handling
  • Legislation
  • Duty of care
  • Risk factors
  • How to control risks
  • Preventing Injuries
  • Basic anatomy and physiology of the spine
  • Correct postures
Practical includes:
  • Pre-start exercises
  • Log rolls
  • Use of slide sheets
  • Use of a full hoist and standing hoist in a variety of situations
Duration: 4 Hours (Offsite training is available on request)
Cost: $100 or $50 if you are a My Flex Health employee.
Call us now on 9427 7500 to book your place or fill out our contact form below:

MANUAL HANDLING TRAINING FOR NURSES AND AGED CARE WORKERS
(HLTWHS005 CONDUCT MANUAL TASKS SAFELY)

Manual Handling Training Perth
HLTWHS005 – Conduct Manual Tasks Safely

This Nationally Recognised Training Unit of Competency describes the skills and knowledge required to recognise potentially hazardous manual tasks, and then to prepare for and complete those tasks in a safe manner. This unit applies to all workers involved in manual handling tasks. The unit HLTWHS005 Conduct manual tasks safely is contextualised to the Aged Care/Allied Health setting.

During this course, you will receive all the necessary theory to understand legislation and safe work practices surrounding the mobilisation of clients and objects within your own working role. You will be involved in practical demonstrations where you will practice these skills and use all the equipment whilst being supported and guided by our experienced trainers and assessors.

The training has a strong practical component focusing on safe manual handling practices for transferring patients using slide sheets and hoists.

You will cover the following elements:
  • Identifying manual tasks involving risk
  • Preparing for manual tasks
  • Completing manual tasks
  • Contributing to safe work practices
Theory includes:
  • Introduction to manual handling
  • Legislation
  • Duty of care
  • Risk factors
  • How to control risks
  • Preventing Injuries
  • Basic anatomy and physiology of the spine
  • Correct postures
Practical includes:
  • Pre-start exercises
  • Log rolls
  • Use of slide sheets
  • Use of a full hoist and standing hoist in a variety of situations

Conveniently located in our Perth training facility, our manual handling course is interactive, fun and hands-on! You will have access to full working hoists, hospital beds, and slide sheets, as well as all the necessary equipment for you to learn with and practice on whilst being supported by your trainer or assessor.

Classes now run every Friday!

We will be offering the Manual Handling Training for Nurses and Aged Care Workers (HLTWHS005005 Conduct manual tasks safely) every Friday… Come and enjoy one of the most fun, interactive and practical classes in Perth!

💙 Friday 08:30am – 4:30pm

Do you want your employees to undergo one of our short courses in Perth? Let My Flex Training come to you! We offer a range of external courses that can be held in your own workplace (minimum 8 people). Please contact us for more information and group pricing.

Duration: 8 Hours (Offsite training is available on request)
Cost: $140
Call us now on 9427 7500 to book your place or fill out our contact form below:
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